Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class VI Inductees

Media Contact: Ken Avallon


For immediate release

6pm EST, July, 13, 2009

Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame has scheduled a press conference for to announce the members ofits sixth induction class.  Details of the press conference are belowand the event is open to all members of the media.  The PSHOF asks that the members of Class VI are to remain CONFIDENTIAL until the conclusion pf the press conference on July 15, 2009.

  • What: Announcement of PSHOF Class VI Inductees
  • Where: Comcast-Spectacor's Wachovia Spectrum
  • Date: Wednesday July, 15, 2009
  • Time: 10:30 - Doors Open  11:00 - Annoucement of Class VI
  • Who: Members of the PSHOF Class VI

The Inductees are as follows:

  • 1974 and 1975 Stanley Cup Champion Philadelphia Flyers
  • Larry Bowa
  • John Cappelletti
  • Eddie Collins
  • Bill Conlin - Legacy of Excellence
  • Joey Giardello
  • Charlie Jenkins
  • Julius "Judy" Johnson
  • Neil Johnston
  • Tommy Lasorda
  • Merrill Reese - Legacy of Excellence
  • Pete Retzlaff
  • Betty Shellenberger
  • Mel Sheppard
  • Emlen Tunnell



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